Marvel's Eternals: Kumail Nanjiani Explains Why the Cast Was Picked - IGN

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Marvel's Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani has revealed how director Chloe Zhao carefully selected the cast for the upcoming cosmic superhero movie.
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Nanjiani was interviewed by Vulture as part of a profile piece on The Rider and Nomadland director, and the ex-Silicon Valley actor explained that Zhao made her choices based on how each star's personality fitted into their Eternals counterpart. Nanjiani, who will portray Kingo in the superhero flick, described why he was surprised by a particular answer that Zhao gave him during a meeting about his character, and how that extended to the movie's whole cast."I was like 'Okay, so how do you want to see Kingo?'" Nanjiani said. "She was like 'He's you. I picked you because I wanted him to be you.' That's how she picked the entire cast. She wanted…
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